Senate To Convert YabaTech, Kaduna Poly Into Universities

By Bright Bassey

The Senate has commenced processes to convert Yaba College of Technology, YabaTech, and Kaduna Polytechnic into universities.

The bills, City University of Technology, Yaba 2016, sponsored by Gbenga Ashafa of Lagos East and City University of Technology, Kaduna 2016, sponsored by Jibrin Barau, Kano North were introduced as first reading.

The Yaba College of Technology, Lagos was established in 1947 while the Kaduna Polytechnic was founded in 1956 as kaduna Technical Institute.

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